Cancer is when cells divide uncontrollably. Eartha Kitt was a victim of cancer and sadly died because .of it. She was a Tony nominee , a singer and an actress
Eartha Kitt was born on January 17, 1927
But Momma wait!
Her mother abandoned her as a child.
A little older , she moved to NYC with her aunt. This is when her career all started. At least months later.
Ms.Kitt was nominated for two Tony's and acted as CatWoman in the 1960 series. She was mostly known for her hit single " Santa Baby".
Eartha Kitt was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2006. This cancer is when the cancer cells of the colon or rectum divide out of control located at the digestive tract's lower end.
Cancer Cells dividing uncontrollably.
Sadly , cancer beat her and she died on December 25th, 2008 at 81 years old. An event that happened around and during her death was when New Jersey officially apologizes for slavery. This was the first northern state to do so.